Madobe gains from rivals’ ‘illegal’ moves in Jubbaland race

Jubbaland President Sheikh Ahmed Islam Madobe. He may have received a boost in his re-election bid after a statement by the UN cautioned against parallel electoral processes. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The UN said the federal government should use one mode of voting to avoid conflict.
  • The statement came after Madobe’s rivals announced a parallel electoral commission.
  • The group also wanted the formation of a parliamentary committee for elections to manage the polls.

Jubbaland President Sheikh Ahmed Islam Madobe may have received a boost in his re-election bid after a statement by the UN cautioned against parallel electoral processes.

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